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James Longenbach

James Longenbach is the author of four previous volumes of poetry and six volumes of literary criticism, and his work is often featured in The New Yorker and the Paris Review. He teaches at the University of Rochester and lives in New York.

Awards

National Book Critics Circle Award, 2017

Books by James Longenbach

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    The Iron Key: Poems

    James Longenbach

    Paperback, 2012

    "The world in these poems, rendered from memory on a mythic tide, is at once palpable and numinous." —On the Seawall
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    The Iron Key: Poems

    James Longenbach

    Hardcover, 2010

    A capacious, elegant collection from a writer “with an ear as subtle and assured as any American poet now writing” (John Koethe).
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    Earthling: Poems

    James Longenbach

    Paperback, 2017

    Earthling confronts our deepest fears in clear and haunting language, from “a poet of extraordinary gifts” (American Academy of Arts and Letters).
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    How Poems Get Made

    James Longenbach

    Paperback, 2018

    A comprehensive guide to writing or reading poetry, by “one of our most lucid and important critics” (American Academy of Arts and Letters).